These are works done in collaboration with various artists and departments. These performances take place in the Department of Dance's blackbox Barnett Theatre, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Urban Arts Space, and other spaces throughout the city of Columbus.
Dido & Aeneas: An Opera in Three Acts
music: Henry Purcell
libretto: Nahum Tate, after Virgil's Aeneid
director: A. Scott Parry
choreographer: Susan Van Pelt Petry
conductor: Kristina Caswell MacMullen
shot/edited: Dance-Film II
costume designer: Mary K. Cyr
lighting designer: Chelsie McPhilimy
production stage manager: Chelsie McPhilimy
The Mitch Show
The Mitch Show is
Assoc. Prof. Mitchell Rose's
evening of dance-films and audience-participation performance pieces.
He has toured the show for the last decade, including as a cultural envoy for the U.S. State Dept.
This is a recording in the Barnett Theater, October 2015.
The films in the program have been omitted here (you might as well see them directly) but here are links to them:
Learn to Speak Body
A World Without Numbers
Case Studies from the Groat Center for Sleep Disorders
Solos of Summer
A concert experiment. Grad student performers improvised but the audience was told it was choreography. The dancers didn't even know what music would play—they simply walked onstage and awaited whatever would happen.
Please come back soon to see more Collaborative works!